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Coinbase Co-Founder Fred Ehrsam is Leaving the Company ?>

Coinbase Co-Founder Fred Ehrsam is Leaving the Company

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Former Goldman Sachs trader and Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam is leaving the San Francisco bitcoin startup for new opportunities.

Revealed to the company today via an internal meeting, Ehrsam told CoinDesk he intends to now “step back” from his daily duties at the end of January, take some time off, and potentially, plot a new venture in the blockchain industry.

“There’s a high probability it will be in the crypto space,” he said.

Ehrsam will continue to hold a position on the Coinbase board….

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Is Bitcoin Unlimited Headed for Activation? ?>

Is Bitcoin Unlimited Headed for Activation?

During summer 2016, many thought the bitcoin scalability debate was over. Blockstream won, said a miner[1]. Coinbase, after spending more than a year vocally asking for increased capacity, threw in the towel and hedged with ETH. Circle, seeing the changed environment, announced, very suddenly and unexpectately, that they were ending bitcoin purchasing.

At the Blockchain Money Conference in London during Autumn 2016 a panel host said the matter had now been resolved,…

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